The end of summer...say it ain’t so! Enjoy these great books while the weather is still warm.

This issue, we’ve got . . .
. . . the Lilly Pulitzer ® "Deb Club" Makeover Contest.

. . . Nick, Norah, and a sleepless night in the Big Apple.
. . . Jill and that time of the month...when she becomes a MAN.
. . .and Maggie Quinn’s initiation into one hell of a sorority.

 

   

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Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist
by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan | $7.99

Soon to be a major motion picture starring Michael Cera (Juno and Superbad) . Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist is a comedy about Nick, who frequents New York’s indie rock scene nursing a broken heart and Norah, who is questioning all of her assumptions about the world. Though they have nothing in common except for their taste in music, their chance encounter leads to an all-night quest to find a legendary band’s secret show and ends up becoming the first date that could change both their lives.

This movie tie-in edition also includes an 8-page photo insert from the film, as well as a map of Manhattan, detailing all of the sites Nick and Norah go to on their all-night date.


   

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Cycler
by Lauren McLaughlin | $17.99

Jill McTeague is an average smart girl trying to get her dream date to ask her to the prom. What no one knows is that four days out of each month, she is not Jill—she is Jack. Jack lives his four days in the solitude of Jill’s room. But his personality has been building since the cycling began. He is less and less content with his confinement and his cycles are becoming more frequent. Now Jill’s question about the prom isn’t who she’ll go with, but who she’ll be when the big night arrives.

Books are great conversation starters. Try this one on a boy you know - or would like to.


Mexican WhiteBoy
by Matt de la Peña

Danny’s brown. Half-Mexican brown. And growing up in San Diego that close to the border means everyone else knows exactly who he is before he even opens his mouth. Before they find out he can’t speak Spanish, and before they realize his mom has blond hair and blue eyes, they’ve got him pegged. Danny’s convinced it’s his whiteness that sent his father back to Mexico. And that’s why he’s spending the summer with his dad’s family. Only, to find himself, he might just have to face the demons he refuses to see right in front of his face.


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Hell Week

by Rosemary Clement-Moore | $16.99

Maggie Quinn is determined to make her mark as a journalist. The only problem? The Ranger Report does not take freshmen on staff.

Rules are rules. But when has that ever stopped Maggie?

Infiltrating sorority rush should be easy, but can she make a stealth exit before initiation? When she finds a group of girls who are after way more than “sisterhood,” all her instincts say there’s something rotten on Greek Row.

If there is such a thing as a sorority from hell, you can bet that Maggie Quinn will be the one to stumble into it.

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I Know It’s Over

by C. K. Kelly Martin | $16.99

Pure. Unplanned. Perfect. Those were Nick's plans before Sasha stepped into the picture. Suddenly he’s neck-deep in a relationship and surprised to find he doesn’t mind in the least. But Nick’s world shifts again when Sasha breaks up with him then shows up weeks later, while Nick is still reeling from the break up, to tell him she’s pregnant.









Moxy Maxwell Does Not Love Writing Thank-You Notes

by Peggy Gifford


It isn’t as though Moxy isn’t grateful for her Christmas presents. She is. She’s just not thrilled that she has to write a thank-you note for each one by tomorrow . . . or she will not be allowed to fly to Hollywood to attend a star-studded Hollywood bash with the father she hasn’t seen in three years. But it is more than writing thank-you notes that finally prevents Moxy from taking her trip.

 

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"This book is compelling and unswervingly honest. The second half broke my heart a little every page or so."
—Jaclyn Moriarty, author of The Year of Secret Assignments

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